Westwood Conservation Area Restoration Workday

Westwood Park 1599 Hillside Trail, Woodstock, IL

*** Please note this workday may be cancelled if conditions are right for prescribed burning *** Westwood is a Woodstock owned Illinois Nature Preserve buffer and serves as a ‘protective’ zone that helps slow the spread of invasive species into Yonder Prairie. We've got buckthorn and other wily exotics taking refuge amongst some downed trees […]

Irish Oaks Restoration Workday

Irish Oaks Nature Preserve 19019 Lincoln Rd., Harvard, IL

These workdays are hosted by our extraordinary steward, Margee Pieper, who has been a vital part of the successes at this site. Under her thoughtful leadership, the history and beauty of Irish oaks is finally revealed for everyone to enjoy. Directions: From Rt. 14 in Harvard, take Brink St east for 1.7 miles. Turn right […]

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

***Please note this workday may be cancelled if the conditions are right for controlled burning*** Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80-acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making great progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We've […]

Westwood Conservation Area Restoration Workday

Westwood Park 1599 Hillside Trail, Woodstock, IL

*** Please note this workday may be cancelled if conditions are right for controlled burning *** Westwood is a Woodstock owned Illinois Nature Preserve buffer and serves as a ‘protective’ zone that helps slow the spread of invasive species into Yonder Prairie. We've got buckthorn and other wily exotics taking refuge amongst some downed trees […]

Boloria Meadows Restoration Workday

Boloria Meadows 7219 Millburne Ct., Bull Valley, IL

This workday meets on the second Saturday of the month. Dennis Dreher is our dedicated steward leading these workdays and has been helping to breathe life back into this incredible site since 2006. Come check out all of the wonderful features this site has to offer and give Dennis a hand recovering the dormant beauty […]

Common Ground Gathering

Soulful Prairies 4706 Alden Rd., Woodstock, IL

Have land and need a farmer? Or are you a farmer in need of land? Save the date for Common Ground, where you’ll hear specific stories – creative solutions, really – to land access while connecting with community. Land-focused groups and agencies will be on hand to share resources geared toward both land seekers and landowners. […]

$10

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80-acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making great progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We've still got the cooler weather this week which always makes these days even more enjoyable. […]

Art of the Land art show and fundraiser

The Starline Factory 306 W. Front St., Harvard, IL

Art of the Land is one of TLC's biggest fundraisers of the year, and celebrates the beauty of nature and open spaces. This juried event features the works of regional artists and artisans who draw their inspiration from the local landscape. The event includes artwork, artisan items, nature photography contest, live music, appetizers, raffle prizes […]

$10 – $20

Yonder Prairie Restoration Workday

Yonder Prairie 1100 S. Rose Farm Rd., Woodstock, IL

Come on out for this TLC restoration workday at our gorgeous Yonder Prairie! This workday is hosted by two cool stewards, Carol Giammattei and Melissa Grycan. Thanks to their selfless devotion to the site, Yonder is the finest it’s been in decades and areas suitable for volunteer workdays are getting harder to come by. Don't […]

Art of the Land art show and fundraiser

The Starline Factory 306 W. Front St., Harvard, IL

Art of the Land is one of TLC's biggest fundraisers of the year, and celebrates the beauty of nature and open spaces. This juried event features the works of regional artists and artisans who draw their inspiration from the local landscape. The event includes artwork, artisan items, nature photography contest, live mushttps://conservemc.org/art-of-the-land-fundraiser/ic, appetizers, raffle prizes […]

$10 – $20

Wolf Oak Woods Restoration Reunion

Wolf Oak Woods 9016 IL Route 120, Woodstock, IL

Not working this week? Join us and site steward Pete Jackson as we continue with Phase II of our restoration efforts at Wolf Oak! We'll meet in the parking lot as usual and head on over to our target destination together. Directions: From the intersection of Rt. 14 and Dean St in Woodstock: head north […]

Crowley Oaks Restoration Workday

Crowley Oaks Woods 18725 Crowley Rd., Harvard, IL

Join Larry for another restoration adventure at Crowley Oak Woods! Restoration has been occurring on this 80-acre tract since the winter of 2020 and we're making great progress clearing the brush from the highest quality areas of the preserve. We've still got the cooler weather this week which always makes these days even more enjoyable. […]

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